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Misty

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How popular is the baby name Misty in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1944 9 9 0
1945 5 5 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 14 14 0
1951 9 9 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 19 19 0
1954 16 16 0
1955 33 33 0
1956 26 26 0
1957 36 36 0
1958 39 39 0
1959 77 77 0
1960 212 212 0
1961 266 266 0
1962 292 292 0
1963 344 344 0
1964 431 431 0
1965 490 490 0
1966 680 680 0
1967 788 788 0
1968 842 842 0
1969 949 949 0
1970 1,151 1,151 0
1971 1,500 1,493 7
1972 2,431 2,426 5
1973 3,487 3,475 12 #90 girl name
1974 4,450 4,438 12 #66 girl name
1975 5,568 5,552 16 #47 girl name
1976 5,926 5,906 20 #46 girl name
1977 6,333 6,315 18 #40 girl name
1978 5,853 5,833 20 #43 girl name
1979 5,813 5,786 27 #42 girl name
1980 5,562 5,542 20 #49 girl name
1981 4,813 4,799 14 #61 girl name
1982 4,081 4,071 10 #74 girl name
1983 3,200 3,189 11 #87 girl name
1984 2,806 2,792 14 #98 girl name
1985 2,422 2,413 9
1986 1,977 1,971 6
1987 1,721 1,713 8
1988 1,406 1,406 0
1989 1,228 1,220 8
1990 996 996 0
1991 941 941 0
1992 741 741 0
1993 598 598 0
1994 488 488 0
1995 412 412 0
1996 369 369 0
1997 325 325 0
1998 307 307 0
1999 241 241 0
2000 242 242 0
2001 199 199 0
2002 166 166 0
2003 164 164 0
2004 128 128 0
2005 136 136 0
2006 111 111 0
2007 92 92 0
2008 84 84 0
2009 103 103 0
2010 67 67 0
2011 76 76 0
2012 64 64 0
2013 40 40 0
2014 62 62 0
2015 52 52 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Misty baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 84,542 babies born with the name Misty in the United States. That's more than enough Misties to occupy the territory of Isle of Man (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 84,497 (as of March 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Misty" was in 1977 with a total of 6,315 babies. (That's a lot of baby Misties)

According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Misty" ranks #55 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 69 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of 4,813 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Misty popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Misty in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Southwest U.S. Baby Names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each state.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Misty" mean? The list below shows the origins of Misty as well as things modernly associated with the name Misty such as celebrities named Misty.

Origin and Meaning of Misty

The name "Misty" is of American origin, and it means "Covered With Mist, Dew". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Misty Mundae

Misty Mundae is a film actress, musician, and model. Misty was born in 1979 as Erin DeWright in East St. Louis, Illinois, United States.

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Misty May

Misty May is a volleyball player. Misty was born in 1977 in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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Misty Rowe

Misty was born in 1952 as Mistella Rowe in Glendora, California, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Misty

Misty Blue
Misty Copeland
Misty Mountain
Misty Mountain Hop
Misty Mountains Cold
Misty Of Chincoteague
Misty Ridge
Misty Upham
Misty Brae Farm
Misty May Treanor

Alternative Meanings

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

T is for tender, loving nature.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ytsim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mysti". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Misty born Nov 4, 1929

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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